The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Apple products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Apple over the 3 months to 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within Apple, Inc.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple
Rank 50 46 41
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -5
Contract jobs citing Apple 6 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.19% 0.64% 0.52%
As % of the Vendors category 2.67% 1.49% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
Average daily rate
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£375 £118 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+219.14% -65.18%
UK excluding London average daily rate £319 £290 £253
% change year-on-year
+9.91% +14.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £15.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
- -9.09%
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Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Vendors Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
225 201 182
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 44.64% 43.04% 47.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 132 75
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £163 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £485 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 21 22
Average hourly rate £20.50 £27.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.45% +37.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.70 £21.00 £10.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £27.50 £48.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -10.25%

Apple
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Apple across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Apple Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Apple
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Apple across the Cambridge region.

Apple Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

Apple
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Apple across the Cambridge region.

Apple Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

Apple
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region citing Apple also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Apple.

1 4 (57.14%) Windows
1 4 (57.14%) Android
1 4 (57.14%) Apple iOS
2 3 (42.86%) Mac OS X
2 3 (42.86%) Google
2 3 (42.86%) Video Conferencing
2 3 (42.86%) Linux
2 3 (42.86%) .NET
2 3 (42.86%) C#
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
3 2 (28.57%) MS Office
3 2 (28.57%) Data Protection
3 2 (28.57%) Wireless
3 2 (28.57%) Asset Management
3 2 (28.57%) Lync
3 2 (28.57%) Xamarin
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Phone
3 2 (28.57%) Android Development
3 2 (28.57%) iOS Development
3 2 (28.57%) User Experience
3 2 (28.57%) Skype
4 1 (14.29%) WebEx
4 1 (14.29%) SDLC
4 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (14.29%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (14.29%) HTML5
4 1 (14.29%) Sitecore
4 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure

Apple
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region citing Apple also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Apple. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (28.57%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
1 2 (28.57%) Wireless
1 2 (28.57%) Skype
2 1 (14.29%) WebEx
2 1 (14.29%) VPN
2 1 (14.29%) VoIP
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Support Technician
2 2 (28.57%) 1st Line Support
2 2 (28.57%) 1st Line Support Technician
2 2 (28.57%) Android Developer
2 2 (28.57%) iOS Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Sitecore Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) .NET
2 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
2 1 (14.29%) CSS
2 1 (14.29%) Google Maps API
2 1 (14.29%) HTML5
2 1 (14.29%) CSS3
2 1 (14.29%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (28.57%) User Experience
3 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (14.29%) Blackberry
3 1 (14.29%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
1 4 (57.14%) Android
1 4 (57.14%) Apple iOS
2 3 (42.86%) Linux
2 3 (42.86%) Mac OS X
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Phone
4 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
4 1 (14.29%) UNIX
4 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Asset Management
1 2 (28.57%) Data Protection
1 2 (28.57%) Android Development
1 2 (28.57%) iOS Development
2 1 (14.29%) SDLC
2 1 (14.29%) Web Application Development
2 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
2 1 (14.29%) SOA
2 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
2 1 (14.29%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) C#
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) MCP
1 1 (14.29%) MCSE
1 1 (14.29%) MCSA
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (14.29%) A+ Certification
1 1 (14.29%) MOS
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (14.29%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
1 3 (42.86%) Google
2 2 (28.57%) Xamarin
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco
3 1 (14.29%) Sitecore
3 1 (14.29%) Nokia
3 1 (14.29%) CheckPoint
3 1 (14.29%) Symantec
3 1 (14.29%) Remedy